Via the CCGH newsgroup:
Fine artists and photographers invite the general public to visit their studios over the November 8th & 9th weekend,noon – 7 PM. The two dozen participating studios are located within easy walking distance of each other. Expect to see a wide range of art,including painting, photography and ceramics. By going directly to an artist’s studio you can see a larger collection of the artists work and more variety than you would see at a gallery show. You can see what your Brooklyn neighbors have been creating and see how hard they have been working to bring you beautiful items. This is experience, walking through the studios of several very different artists.
A great annual tour to allow neighbors to see what our artist neighbors have been working on in 2014.
This link below will show you art of the artists who are participating. It also links to our websites. Maps of all the artists can be obtained on line or at many shops in the area and at the studio of any of the artists.
Via artist and South Slope neighbor Tom Keough about this weekend’s Park Slope Windsor Terrace Artists “Open Studios” weekend. You can find more info about each artist (and see some of their work you’ll be seeing) on the group’s website. Additional info after the jump.
By Tom Keough
A reminder about Monday’s SRO/Illegal Community Forum at CB7 that includes presentations by City agencies and CBOs Neighbors Helping Neighbors and the Fifth Avenue Committee. Join your neighbors to discuss this ongoing issue, what the City and CBOs can do to help and what you can do too! In addition, CB7 has Spanish language translation services during the meeting. The most recent press release is here and you can download the English flyer here and the Spanish version here.
Hope to see the community out in force on Monday, March 4 at 6:30pm at CB7 (43rd St and 4th Ave).
The forum is co-sponsored by Brooklyn Community Board 7, CM Gonzalez and CM Lander.
The event, which will be on Monday, March 4 at Brooklyn Community Board 7, was announced last night at the Board’s monthly meeting. They also have flyers for the SRO/Illegal Conversion Community Forum available at the Board office. Or you can download a PDF version. It is important for folks to resend this info to your neighbors and even better if you can put flyers up in your area (either pick them up or print them out).
It’s important for folks to attend the meeting , listen to the City agencies, have Q&A and report any issues you are aware of. We hope to see a good turn out on March 4.
This is really a great meeting for the community. Great for those who have issues with SROs and illegal conversions in their neighborhoods and also for information that will help folks living illegally, especially if they are displaced and need new housing.
You might not think SRO’s are in our neighborhoods, but they are: Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights, South Park Slope and Windsor Terrace. They have an impact on the community and victimize those who live in these illegal conversions.
This should empower the community, everyone in the community, through education and Q&A from the City agencies and CBOs that will be on hand.
The forum is co-sponsored by Brooklyn Community Board 7, CM Gonzalez and CM Lander. Press release below. We’ll post the flyer when it is available.
Monday, March 4, 2013 @ 6:30 P.M. at the Community Board 7 office, 4201 4th Avenue (entrance on 43rd Street). Continue reading
Starting August 20, 4th Avenue in South Park Slope, Greenwood Heights and Sunset Park, from 15th Street to 65th Street, NYC DOT will begin its safety improvement project.